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William Albert SEATER

Regimental number5446
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Rozelle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDeck hand
Address224 St John Road, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Seater, 224 St John Road, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 2) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SEATER, 31 Mount Vernon Street, Forest zlodge, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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